Nuclear cardiology in the literature: A selection of recent original research papers
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Prognostic Value of Combined Clinical and Myocardial Perfusion Imaging Data Using Machine Learning.J Am Coll Cardiol Img2018;11:1000–9
Julian Betancur, Yuka Otaki, Manish Motwani, Mathews B. Fish, Mark Lemley, Damini Dey, Heidi Gransar, Balaji Tamarappoo, Guido Germano, Tali Sharir, Daniel S. Berman and Piotr J. Slomka
Los Angeles, CA
Context: There is an ever-increasing interest in the incorporation of machine learning (ML) for improving the diagnostic and prognostic abilities of medical imaging.
Methods and Results:The authors of this study aimed to evaluate the additive value of combining clinical and SPECT MPI data using machine learning (ML) for predicting major adverse cardiac events (MACE). In this retrospective study, the authors evaluated data from 2,619 consecutive patients (48% men; 62 ± 13 years of age) who underwent exercise (38%) or pharmacological stress (62%) SPECT MPI using a high-efficiency CZT system (D-SPECT, Spectrum-Dynamics, Haifa, Israel). Twenty-eight...
Saurabh Malhotra has nothing to disclose.